Patient Educator, LPN - Comox Valley, BC

GrowWise Health - Comox Valley, BC (30+ days ago)

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At GrowWise Health, we provide patients and healthcare providers with personalized education to make informed choices about medical cannabis treatments. Our GrowWise Health Patient Educators provide ongoing support to patients to help them manage their symptoms and conditions using medical cannabis and improve their quality of life.

GrowWise Health is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to join our growing team of Patient Educators.

This is not your traditional nursing role - our Patient Educators work one-on-one with patients to provide health teaching and assistance with completing necessary documents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Providing personalized education to patients
  • Assisting patients with paperwork and documentation
  • Maintaining detailed EMR notes and records
  • Fulfilling duties as per the Ongoing Patient Care Program
  • Attending continuous education sessions and relevant professional development events.

The successful candidates will receive in-depth training on medical cannabis, the endocannabinoid system, and the current Health Canada Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), though prior knowledge is an asset.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS/ABILITIES

Experience / Education

  • Be in good standing with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC or the College of Registered Nurses of B.C.
  • Be CPR certified
  • Have strong computer skills and experience in EMR charting

Skills & Abilities

  • Be a self-starter with a strong desire to learn
  • Be passionate about providing exceptional patient care
  • Have strong problem-solving skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Be excited to work in an emerging and evolving healthcare field

Note: The chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete reference checks and a criminal background check.

We appreciate the interest by all candidates however we will be contacting those that best fit the requirements. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. GrowWise Health will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.

Job Type: Part-time